Discover Revuelto Gramajo - Argentine Scrambled Eggs

Discover Revuelto Gramajo - Argentine Scrambled Eggs

Discover the Delight of Revuelto Gramajo: A Fusion of Argentine Flavor and American Brunch Culture

In the heart of every culinary exploration lies the joy of discovering dishes that transcend borders, blending tradition with contemporary tastes. Today, we're diving into a classic Argentinian recipe that does just that – Revuelto Gramajo, pronounced reh-voo-EL-toh gruh-MA-hoh. This dish, while deeply rooted in Argentina's rich culinary heritage, finds a perfect spot on the American brunch table, showcasing how Quebracho Empanadas is not just about empanadas but also about bringing the full spectrum of Argentine flavors to your home.


A Little Bit of History

Revuelto Gramajo is a dish that's as storied as it is delicious. Originating from the bustling streets of Buenos Aires, it was traditionally a simple, hearty meal enjoyed by the working class. It's a testament to the ingenuity of Argentine cooks, who could turn basic ingredients into a meal that's both satisfying and flavorful. Now, it's ready to become a staple in your brunch repertoire.






The Recipe: Revuelto Gramajo

Let's get into the heart of this blog – the recipe. Revuelto Gramajo is an exquisite mix of crispy potatoes, savory ham, and softly scrambled eggs, brought together with a touch of smoked paprika for that unforgettable Argentine flair. It's a dish that promises warmth, comfort, and a burst of flavors.



  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Serves: 4



  • 2 large yellow potatoes, sliced into matchsticks
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced into half moons
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 oz smoked ham or prosciutto, sliced into small strips
  • ⅔ cup cooked peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 6 eggs
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ cup chopped parsley



  1. If desired, peel the potatoes. Slice them into matchstick pieces and toss with 2 tbsp olive oil and ½ tsp salt.
  2. Cook the potatoes, either in an air fryer at 390˚ F for 16-18 minutes or in a 425˚ F oven for 30-35 minutes, shaking/stirring every few minutes for even crispness.
  3. While potatoes cook, prepare the onion, bell pepper, ham, and garlic.
  4. Beat eggs with paprika and black pepper in a separate bowl and set aside.
  5. Sauté garlic, onion, and bell pepper in a large skillet with 2 tbsp olive oil until onions are translucent and peppers are soft.
  6. Stir in peas and ham, then add the crispy potatoes, mixing well.
  7. Pour in the egg mixture, stirring until softly scrambled and well combined.
  8. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve immediately.


Notes: Cooking potatoes: In a traditional Revuelto Gramajo recipe, potatoes are peeled, cut into small strips, and deep fried. This recipe uses an alternative cooking method, but feel free to deep fry if that is your preference. 


Bringing Cultures Together

Revuelto Gramajo is more than just a dish; it's a bridge between cultures. In Argentina, it might be a lunch or dinner favorite, but in the United States, it finds new life as a brunch or breakfast staple.

This dish, alongside our delectable empanadas, invites you to explore the rich tapestry of Argentine flavors right in your kitchen. Whether you're looking for a new brunch idea or want to bring a piece of Argentina to your table, Revuelto Gramajo is a perfect choice.

For those eager to pair this dish with our authentic Argentine empanadas, we invite you to find Quebracho Empanadas near you through our store locator. Together, let's continue to explore the wonderful world of Argentine cuisine, creating meals that are not just food but a celebration of culture, tradition, and the simple joy of eating well.